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jcarrz1

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This is a working AOSP port of Ice Cream Sandwich to the HTC G1, the first android phone!

6tLkX.png


remember, I am not responsible if you brick your phone. You must have proper 2708 SPL and radio. Follow the guide!

Special thanks: Shelnutt2, stritfajt!​


Working

touchscreen
wifi
data
all apps
ICS goodies :)

Not Working Yet
rotation

Video:

BlackDownloadButtonNewReflection.png


Alpha 2: http://www.scienceprousa.com/jcarrz1/jcarrz1-g1-ics-alpha2.zip mtd 132 system.
alternate (try this one for a fixed signature) http://dev-host.org/yhh7t1ni39tr/jcarrz1-g1-ics-alpha2.zip

Install guide: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=19735858&postcount=111 thanks almostthere! use mtd 132

I am working on my own dream-sapphire specific build that I will probably github depending on my progress. Stay tuned for that and for functional updates, etc!
 
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jcarrz1

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Changelog, suggested settings, old versions

changelog
Code:
Alpha 2:
Fixed wifi. 
Slimmed /system/app and /system/media and /system/lib.
fixed all buttons
faster
other stuff

Alpha 1: initial release

Old versions
Alpha 1: http://www.scienceprousa.com/ics-g1-jcarrz1-a1.zip you need mtd 145 system
This is not compiled by me but by stritfajt from AOSP for device tree heroc. He compiled it for armv5te.
 
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SH31KH

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I can't believe this has actually been done. I didn't think our dear old G1 could handle it. Well, according to the vid it does seem laggy, but who cares! It's ICS on G1 =D

Awesome work to the dev and thanks for posting. I'm going to go install it and report back =)
 
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AndDiSa

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When I heared that Google stated that ICS should be executable on every GB device, I new that someone would do the port for the G1 ... ;) Congrats!

I am quite sure that we will see quite soon a version which will perform more or less like GB on our G1, probably not with all features of ICS.
 

Whippler

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I should buy one of these just for the kicks., 100€ for a new unit on ebay, aaw, anyone willing to sell used unit in good condition for me? :D
 

SH31KH

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Just installed it! All I gotta say is WOW!

Wasn't expecting it to actually turn on lol, but it actually works pretty nice. Not lagging as much as I thought it would. The rotation problem isn't that big of a deal for me personally as I usually use my phone in landscape anyway, but I can see how it might be annoying for others.
It scrolls quite smooth through the menus; in the mtd partition i set the cache to 3mb instead of 2..not sure if that the reason for the extra smoothness..???

Quick Question..If I were to increase the cache size, would it run smoother?

Anyway, I'm really impressed with the overall ROM. I still haven't tested out any apps, the phone, messaging...or any of the other things people would use regularly. Will mess around with it a bit more...or maybe a lot =P

I'm so excited haha.
Thanks again for this amazing release!!!
 

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    This is a working AOSP port of Ice Cream Sandwich to the HTC G1, the first android phone!

    6tLkX.png


    remember, I am not responsible if you brick your phone. You must have proper 2708 SPL and radio. Follow the guide!

    Special thanks: Shelnutt2, stritfajt!​


    Working

    touchscreen
    wifi
    data
    all apps
    ICS goodies :)

    Not Working Yet
    rotation

    Video:

    BlackDownloadButtonNewReflection.png


    Alpha 2: http://www.scienceprousa.com/jcarrz1/jcarrz1-g1-ics-alpha2.zip mtd 132 system.
    alternate (try this one for a fixed signature) http://dev-host.org/yhh7t1ni39tr/jcarrz1-g1-ics-alpha2.zip

    Install guide: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=19735858&postcount=111 thanks almostthere! use mtd 132

    I am working on my own dream-sapphire specific build that I will probably github depending on my progress. Stay tuned for that and for functional updates, etc!
    13
    Since there has been alot of flashing issues let me help by documenting exactly how you have to do the MTD (Specifically MTD only as it's been a long time I've done the SPL/Radio upgrade so I'm not too sure on that


    1. Firstly download FR-recovery-v1.5.8-CustomMTD_S.zip and FR-boot-v1.5.8-CustomMTD_S.zip (Scroll down linked OP and see attachments)
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=717874

    2. create mtdpartmap.txt (or you can use mine attached and feel free to modify accordingly as per requirements per ROM revision) and put on /sdcard/

    3. Download and install through ROM Manager latest CWM (2.5.7 I believe)

    4. reboot to recovery

    5. nandbackup

    6. wipe cache + data (Or if you're too lazy to scroll thru CWM's options, use OHSAKA's, see attached for your convenience)

    7. Reboot into recovery again

    8. In CWM, enable mount /sdcard ( make sure you mount sdcard first, else you won't be able write to sdcard/mtdpartmap.txt).

    9. flash FR-recovery-v1.5.8-CustomMTD_S.zip

    10.reboot to recovery

    11.Flash ROM ( As an added precaution, recommended to mount /system before flashing)

    12. flash FR-boot-v1.5.8-CustomMTD_S.zip

    13. reboot

    Validated myself as I'm posting this so it should work for most of you out there

    PS: And yes, validated eZterry's kernels fixed WiFi issues but does not fix screen rotation issues as I need to disable Screen Rotation and pop out the keyboard to get portrait mode. Sync and market issues I believe are gapps related
    10
    Surprise coming.

    jcarrz1
    7
    Changelog, suggested settings, old versions

    changelog
    Code:
    Alpha 2:
    Fixed wifi. 
    Slimmed /system/app and /system/media and /system/lib.
    fixed all buttons
    faster
    other stuff
    
    Alpha 1: initial release

    Old versions
    Alpha 1: http://www.scienceprousa.com/ics-g1-jcarrz1-a1.zip you need mtd 145 system
    This is not compiled by me but by stritfajt from AOSP for device tree heroc. He compiled it for armv5te.
    5
    I'm still here, just don't have much time.

    jcarrz1